Prevent Drownings

The number of drownings this year seems to have skyrocketed. Drowning can occur silently and quickly, and for young children, it can happen in just inches of water. No matter the age, consider this information and warnings to prevent drownings no matter the age.

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Mindfulness Without Apps

Type “mindfulness” into the app store on your phone and you’ll be presented with many options. For some, these options are great ways to bring nonjudgmental awareness to the present moment. But, there are ways to become more mindful in your life without the use of apps. Try these three activities that you can do without your phone.

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3 Ingredient Cloud Bread

Try these airy pieces of non-bread any time of day. This cloud bread recipe is just three ingredients. Use it as your bread in an egg sandwich for breakfast. Spread with peanut butter and jelly for lunch. Or top with some fruit for a snack. Add herbs before cooking. The options are endless.

(Serves 6)

Cloud Bread Ingredients

  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3 tablespoons softened cream cheese or Greek yogurt


Preheat oven to 300°F.

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Your Top 5 Arthritis Questions Answered

Did you know that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America? According to the Arthritis Foundation, more than 50 million adults have some type of arthritis. Despite being so common, arthritis will vary greatly depending on the individual and that can leave many patients with questions. We took the time to answer some of your most asked questions below.

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Check Out Our New Look and See What We Have in Store for You

We thought that it was about time we gave the Simply Well blog a new look to align with our new UMass Memorial Health brand launch. As UMass Memorial begins to share the story of what it stands for – quality, compassion, dignity, opportunity, fairness, and our relentless pursuit of healing – the Simply Well team thought it was the perfect opportunity to make some changes.

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Mammogram or Bust

Did you put off your mammogram because of COVID? Are you just too busy? You know you should get it done, but it’s just one more thing to do on your lengthy list.

Stop. Don’t delay your care. Early detection is the best protection.

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